Growing longer lashes can become an extended and strenuous series of processes in which you spend a lot of money but you receive little results. After being frustrated time after time you may feel that your quest for long eyelashes that will look and feel amazing 24 hours a day 7 days a week will never come. However there is another option, a procedure which will give you the eyelashes that you have been dreaming of, that will make you the envy of all your friends and enable you to look and feel fantastic. Eyelash implants can be the remedy to your dilemma and here we will provide you with all the key information that you need before considering such a treatment.
What are eyelash implants?
Permanent eyelash implants is a constructed strip of eyelashes which are usually placed on the upper eyelid in order to achieve a longer eyelash look. A graft of hair is usually taken from your head or the back of your neck and then 'transplanted' onto your upper eyelids whereby they are sewn on using dissolvable stitches and after they take root, they begin to grow and flourish. During in the process of transplanting, the surgeon tweaks and refines the hairs removing any unwanted residue and checking each individual lash whilst the graft taken is usually quite small with the surgeon usually only requiring between 40-50 lashes to be transplanted onto your eyelid.
How much does it cost?
Compared to the range of other natural and non natural eyelash treatments and procedures, eyelash implant surgery is a very expensive procedure which can run into the 1000's. Rough estimations of the cost of one eye have been estimated at around A�1,600 British Pounds or $2600 US Dollars (exchange rates do vary) and so it is best to make sure you save up for the procedure well in advance. Although the cost is expense compared to other eyelash growth options, there is at least the guarantee that after this surgery that you will never have to worry about growing your eyelashes long again.
What precautionary measures should be taken?
When carrying out an eyelash implant surgical procedure the surgeon should give you the choice whether you want to be operated under local anesthetic or sedation however usually eyelash implant surgery is carried out under local anesthetic and takes between 1 and 2 hours to complete. It must be stressed that eyelash implant surgery should be taken as a very serious procedure with this type of operation usually being reserved for those who have suffered eyelash loss due to forms of cancer, alopecia or extensive use of eyelash extensions which have left the eyelash extremely weak and brittle. A number of consultations with a small selection of specialists should therefore be taken to make sure you are choosing the best option for your body.